News and events

21 February 2017

Caitlin Joseph explores how important gender equality is to achieving sustainable development - and crucially; how to go about measuring it.

1 February 2017

IMMANA Fellow awarded for writing on topics related to infectious diseases

10 January 2017

Husein Mohammed comes to IMMANA from McGill University, where he is working toward a Ph.D. in Nutrition with a focus on maternal and child health throughout the lifespan. His previous research has focused on a variety of nutrient and health outcome combinations in Ghana and Ethiopia, including the impacts of iodized salt exposure on pregnancy and birth outcomes, as well as the interactions between stress, child obesity, hypertension, and diabetes in Ghana.

21 November 2016
Kafui explores agricultural trade policy, food prices and nutritional disparities in developing countries
11 November 2016

Just how useful are conceptual frameworks? The team from IMMANA's SCAN project weigh up the merits of using detailed frameworks to reflect the complex interlinkages in agriculture, nutrition and health, versus keeping things simple, understandable and usable.

2 November 2016

Matilda Laar discusses her IMMANA Fellowship experience with Caitlin Joseph

20 October 2016

IMMANA is advertising for an Evaluation Consultant to conduct an ongoing assessment of the programme.

17 October 2016

Round 1 IMMANA Fellow, Cynthia Matare reflects on her experience as an IMMANA Fellow and shares advice for future researchers in her field.

17 October 2016

Meet the latest Fellow to join the IMMANA programme

10 October 2016

All the hightlights from the first annual Agriculture, Nutrition & Health Academy Week in Addis Ababa, June 2016.

6 October 2016

Meet the latest Fellow to join the IMMANA programme

4 October 2016

Meet the latest Fellow to join the IMMANA programme

3 October 2016

The Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are pleased to announce the third round of Post-Doctoral Fellowships for Emerging Leaders in Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Research (IMMANA Fellowships). On Thursday 8 December 2016 an informational webinar too place in which prospective applicants heard from the programme coordinators at Turfts, as well as current Fellows, on the Fellowships’ goals and objectives, applying for a Fellowship, and the Fellowship experience.

Watch the webinar below:

3 October 2016

As interest in leveraging agriculture and food systems to optimise nutrition outcomes grows, there is an increasing demand for high quality metrics and methods to assess these causal mechanisms and evaluate policy and programme impacts.

During this webinar Round 1 IMMANA Fellows highlighted their research on developing new methodological approaches to guide agricultural interventions for nutrition improvement.

14 September 2016

Without open data, is talk of interdisciplinary and intersectoral collaboration futile? Joe Yates and Zak Gersten discuss information sharing and use ahead of the first Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Summit.